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Th OREGON STATESMAN, Balem. Oregon, Sunday Morning, Dumber 22, 1929
"NASTIER of MONEY"
BS ROY VICKERS
cars, the holiday at Southampton,
the careless enjoyment of every
thing, bat the pretended to be
lieve. They -whispered to Roger as
they they did to Aarh nt)i n
the Immediate result was fifteen
nnnarea lor an outlay of less than
To be With th rffffct naAnU
the right time. It had been her
latber s creed. It had become hers.
it was not, of course, Alan's.
It Was a rerv raoA thin mhm
had refused Alan. One cannot lire
on the heiehta. and nnt at
worst would be very manageable
urougn nis weakness.
She spent the morning discuss
ing the Danelinr. finallv rlvlnc
the order. She lunched out and
did some more shopping.
When she got home. Alan was
waiting for her in the drawing-
Again Alan was conscious of
He left her in the utmost good humor, not knowing that the
had not wanted to be kissed.
s a thonaiid," he repeat
ed uneasily. "I jnust Bay I think
tbat wallpaper ir4't at all bad as
"It's a very pood wallpaper,",
agreed Shirley. "But wallpaper
tell j everybody who comes here
liiat we can't afford paneling. And
that would cost ns a great deal
more than a thousand dollars."
"This policy of yours, you know
. my father had it to a point and
I'm not altogether sure that he
made a success of it."
"He hadn't the need to study it
properly." Shirley pointed out.
' My father had to do it well. We
had only the fifteen thousand I've
got now and we ,tent everywhere
everywhere. Don't you remem
ber what you said about South
ampton costing u lot? It didn't
cost us 500 dollars, and how much
1UI you make ,over taking Gor
"Nearly fifteen hundred in nine
days." he answered proudly.
'"('yanez appointed you to three
companies." he went on. "If we
hadn't spent that money on Long
lland none ot that vould have
happened. So what about leaving
the domestic arrangements in my
hands, Roger?" -
He looked at her, doubt in? Us.
eyes. She srw the doubt dissovle
and give place to consciousness of
her morning gown. Keeping his
eyes upon her, he flung his ciga
rette into the grate.
"Have it your own way, sweet
heart," be exclaimed. He strode
towards her. His hand played
over the laces at her throat. "I
suppose I'm a sort of idiot some
times, but 1' e only to talk to you
nd I'm ready to tilt at moun-
c,bjei fa Shirley. It was as It
farther touches had been added
to a stilt unfinished painting of
Before either of them had
spoken he knew that all restraint
between them had anished.
"Ton look as if you had been
expecting me," he said.
"That's how I feel," she said
spontaneously, and added: "I
was not really expecting you, of
course. But I've been thinking
about you today. I want to have
a. good look at you . . . You don't
"I'm not. I'm simply undergo
ing a rest-cure, which I've broken
for no other reason than that I
felt I must have a glimpse of you
both. Ton, by the way, look tired."
"I've been shopping and I want
my tea. Good! Here it Is."
"Go on being tired and let me
pour out." he invited.
She watched him pour out the
tea and was surprised at his deft
ness. She bad always thought of
him as fumbling at small things.
"How can you know I don't
take sugar?" she asked as he
handed her the cup.
It was on the tip of his tongue
to tell her that he remembered
every incident of the tea they had
had together over seven years ago.
but he made no answer,
"And now tell me all about ev
erything." he said as she leaned
back with a sigh of contentment.
She read his thoughts and
"You don't really want to hear
about all the hotels, the scenery
of Norway, the fun at Southamp
ton, do you? Own up."
"No." he laughed back.
"Well. I think 1 11 tell you what
you really want to know. On the
whole I think I prefer being mar
ried to being single."
"Good!" he ejaculated.
"I was really living In cotton
wool with Aunt Marion. But now
I have to buckle to and think
things out. I've spent three hours
this morning talking to. a stupid
artist about the paneling for the
dining-room. At Southampton I
planned to get up to Plnecliff cer
tain particular people I wanted."
"Are you going to make a house
party of It, then?"
"Not until the fifteenth and we
are going up on the first. Roger
thinks I need a bit ot rest, so we
are going to have a quiet fort
night, Your chance to be sociable,
brother Alan. I know there will
be no dragging you there once the
others turn up."
"Because I didn't behave my
self nicely at the Westburyi?
"Because It isn't your game.
"But It Is still yours, eh?"
"Need you ask?" Look at this
house and we have only a little
over tour thousand a year between
us! Of course it's still my game;
if only because already It has
(To be continued tomorrow.)
illCKET, Dec. 21 School clos
ed Friday for the holidays and
will not open until Jan. 2. $9
worth of Christmas seals were
sold by the pupils. The advanc
ed pupHs sold $4.0 worth and
the primary pupils sold $4.40
worth. Hazel Magee. an advanc
ed pupil soli the largest amount
and Beverly MeMillin sold the
second highest amount.
Francis Wasser is the only pu
pil in the primary room who has
neither missed a day nor been
tardy this year.
Beverly MeMillin jvas out ot
school several days this week on
account ot illness.
Mrs. Frank Harris attended
the shower that was given for
Lavern Hill of Mill City. Mrs.
Laura Crabb and Mrs. Charles
Crabb visited tbe school Friday.
II. 8. SiTaje hat ented the A.
A. A. Hagen has been drawn to
serve on the Jury for the January
ter mot circuit court.
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Magee at
tended the funeral of Myrle Ma
gee at Scotts Mills FFriday. Miss
Magee was a niece of Mr.. Magee.
She was born in Marion county
and lived In Salem and Scotts
Mills until about a year ago when
she moved with the family to
Ashland where she was a sopho
more in the Ashland high school
at the time of her death.
the Air Gladys Crabb, Walter,
Rec Phoning Santa Willis
Play Christmas Stockings
Reading Three Stockings In a
Row Marie Blanchard.
Song Christmas Time Is
Here Advance Pupils.
Distributed by Santa.
RICKEY, Dec. 21 The follow
ing very interesting Christmas
program was given by the school
under the direction of Mrs. Marie
LKelly and Miss Edna Fery
Song Holy Nigra by tne
Rec Lloyd Crabb.
Cradle Song 3rd grade.
Reading Last Year's Christ
mas Doll Effle Flood.
Vocal Duet There's a Song in
Dallas Girl Is
DALLAS". Dec. 21 Susan
Hayes was taken to the Dallas
hospital Wednesday evening for
an emergency operation for acute
appendicitis. She is sister of El
mer Hayes who was fatally Injur
ed in an accident on the Dallas
Salem highway last Thursday.
Miss Hayes has only just recover
ed from a severe case of blood
poison in one hand.
The condition ot young Hayes
and Iifve Vol man remains much
the same, some days being slight
Jv better and again suffering
considerably. It is nut yet known
if farther amputation will be necessary.
tains. Give me a kiss before I go
to the office no, no, no, don't
run away you shall, you darling.
She had been kissed. He had
left her in the utmost good hu
mor, not knowing tbat she had not
wanted to be kissed. Now she
came to think of it he never no
ticed whether she wanted to be
kissed. Perhaps it made no differ
ence to him. Perhaps husbands
were like that unless one mar
ried a man like Alan, who, of
course would be quite impossible
in fVprv war
. . . rs!
tne turned to a mirror ana
looked t the morning gown that
had diverted Roger from his doubt
of her policy. It was ot soft, thick
silk, the color of honey, opaque
and sinuous. Lace was used lav
ishly on it old lace, a genuine
point the Flanders that was yel
low with time. Shirley couldn't
quite remember what the price ot
the gown was going to be; the
bill had not yet been presented.
There were many other bills
that had not yet been presented.
In her mind Shirley wandered over
her house, inspecting, approving.
Color and- light had been added
everywhere; luxury had been sug
gested only elaslvely an elabor
ately lighted, picture 'here, a bro
cade arch hung there. Everywhere
there was that perfection of choice
that cries aloud of wealth.
Shirley, shrugging a little, did
not for a moment doubt her poli
cy. For one thing. It was so famil
iar to her; her father had reared
her on it. For another, it had,
even in these short weeks, proved
itself sound. Cyanez, Gorston
tbey might 6r might not belive in
the solidity of the house and the
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